Pitching in

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Newington Elementary School staff members spent the afternoon of Oct. 9 with students and families of the Arbor Oaks subdivision. Arbor Oaks was one …

Poveros celebrate 50 years together

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Ronald and Pauline Povero of Summerville celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 16. The couple was married on Oct. 16, 1965.

Local students inducted into honor society

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

The following local residents, students at the College of Charleston, recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Coastal Community Foundation opens disaster relief fund to support flood relief

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:38 a.m.

To support flood relief efforts in its service area, Coastal Community Foundation is accepting donations to its Disaster Relief Fund to help organizations serving those hardest hit by recent storms and severe flooding. One hundred percent of donated funds will support organizations working in the following counties of CCF’s service area …

Panthers shutout Lions

For the Journal Scene

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 9:01 a.m.

Pinewood Prep moved to 7-0 on Friday night as the Panthers crushed Augusta Christian 47-0.

Rollings name wins support; Givhans temporarily housed at SHS

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 6:14 a.m.

The new middle school of the arts has been named, and DD2 officials are showing their support for Givhans Alternative Program as its students take up …

Delivering the holidays to diplomatic, military service members worldwide

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:25 p.m.

Ensuring those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents, care packages and cards in time for the holidays is a priority for the U.S. Postal Service and for friends and family members of military and diplomatic personnel serving around the world.

Behind the Apple -- Brad Benvenuti

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

For Brad Benvenuti, becoming a teacher is really based on the teachers he once had – teachers who were able to foster his love for history.

The South Carolina Department of Insurance, the City of North Charleston and Senator Marlon Kimpson host catastrophe claims center

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:57 p.m.

The South Carolina Department of Insurance, the City of North Charleston and Senator Marlon Kimpson will host a

Lady Gamecocks will practice at GCHS UPDATED

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:45 p.m.

South Carolina's women's basketball team will hold an open practice at Goose Creek High School, which produced one of the Gamecocks' greatest players.

Letting imaginations fly

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Core Arts students let their imaginations fly at their September PTA meeting as dancers, singers, artists, …

Hawks do just enough in region opener

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:41 p.m.

It was an ugly, but successful, start to the Region 8-AAA slate for Hanahan’s football team.

What to expect after South Carolina survivors call FEMA

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:06 a.m.

Registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is the first step to getting federal disaster assistance. After you apply, FEMA will send you a copy of your application and a copy of “Help After a Disaster: Applicant’s Guide to the Individuals and Households Program,” which will answer many of your questions.

Home Tour to Take Place on Kiawah Island Sunday, Nov. 8

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:18 p.m.

Sunday, November 8, from 1-5 p.m., guests are invited to tour five exceptional homes on Kiawah Island, with all proceeds going to benefit the …

Coastal tops Henry for region lead

Monday, October 12, 2015 4:05 p.m.

ESTILL — Coastal Christian moved into sole possession of first place in SCISA 8-man Region I with a 34-32 win at Henry Academy Friday.

Lady Warriors win Wando Invitational UPDATED

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:04 p.m.

Wando volleyball’s confidence is becoming more palpable with each tournament win.

Swamp Foxes rally past Colleton

Monday, October 12, 2015 4:01 p.m.

Ashley Ridge hadn’t played a football game in two weeks.

Porter swimming sweeps at state, PCA girls fourth

Monday, October 12, 2015 11:52 a.m.

AUGUSTA — Porter-Gaud swept the boys and girls AAA titles while First Baptist took second at the S.C Independent Schools Association swimming …

Ghost Tales on the beach

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:22 p.m.

Palmetto Christian drops region opener at Northwood

Monday, October 12, 2015 5:13 p.m.

Northwood Academy shut out Palmetto Christian 28-0 Friday at Danny Jones Field in North Charleston.

Temporary hunting closure is extended

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:42 a.m.

As part of continuously evaluating flooded areas, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has extended the temporary closure for hunting within four of the original five coastal plain drainage systems on all game species except for alligator, doves, hogs and coyotes.

Kick off fall fun at the 28th Annual Children’s Day Festival on Oct. 18

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:06 p.m.

Celebrate the arrival of Fall and create magical family memories at the 28th Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival presented …

DAR turns 125 UPDATED

The Independent

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:57 a.m.

Sunken plantations, patriotism, bloodbaths, battles and ancestry, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) turns 125 years old.

Cane Bay educator named semifinalist for music educator award

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:03 a.m.

Linda Versprille, a distinguished music educator from Cane Bay High School, has just been selected as a semifinalist in the GRAMMY Foundation Music …

MPPD reports strong armed robbery UPDATED

Monday, October 12, 2015 3:13 p.m.

According to the Mount Pleasant Police Department, On Oct. 9 at 9:21 p.m. a white female entered the CVS Drug Store at 1676 Highway 17 North and …

Serving the Community: Camerun Pippin

Monday, October 12, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Camerun Pippin is a three-year veteran of street patrol in Summerville, and he hopes he always stays in a position that keeps him engaged with the …

Spurrier retiring from South Carolina

By PETE IACOBELLI, Associated Press

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:55 p.m.

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has told his players that he is retiring, effective immediately.

Wando rallies to beat West Ashley in region opener UPDATED

By Andrew Miller


Monday, October 12, 2015 11:34 p.m.

Less than six minutes into the game, Wando found itself trailing by two touchdowns to West Ashley on Monday night.

Catastrophe Claims Center scheduled for Wednesday

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:12 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Insurance, the City of North Charleston and Senator Marlon Kimpson will host a Catastrophe Claims Center in North Charleston on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to assist consumers with their insurance questions and claims resulting from the torrential rain and flood event over the past several days.

Student Kudos

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The following Virginia Tech students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.

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